"U.S. Trial Firm of the Year" – 3 Consecutive Years (Benchmark; Law360)






  • California

Tate Harshbarger practices complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property litigation.

While pursuing his M.Sc. in Public Economics at Durham University in the United Kingdom, Mr. Harshbarger received the award for Best Academic Performance in his program and was honored with distinction for his dissertation on labor income elasticity.

During law school, Mr. Harshbarger served as an extern for the Hon. Frances Rothschild of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District and was an extern for the Federal Trade Commission. He also served as editor-in-chief of the UCLA Law Review.


Obtained a favorable settlement exceeding $300 million in value for Match Group against Google over its illegal monopolization and other anticompetitive behavior in the distribution of mobile apps and processing of in-app purchases. (See “Epic Games Against Google on Deck After Match Settlement,” Daily Journal; “The Match-Google antitrust settlement netted the dating app maker over $300M,” TechCrunch).

Representing the co-founder of a dental alignment start-up company in a dispute over the proceeds from the company’s billion-dollar sale.

Represented a trademark owner in complex litigation against Under Armour.

Represented a prominent casino in litigation brought by a director alleging claims relating to corporate governance, breaches of fiduciary duty, and audits.

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Represented Johnson & Johnson and related entities in several patent litigation matters involving medical device technologies.